tv Mornings on 2 FOX January 20, 2014 7:00am-9:01am PST
good morning. a heartbreaking loss for the 49ers. this last-second turnover in the end zone seals the nfc championship game for the seattle seahawks. >> reporter: despite the crushing loss, 49er fans are proud of what this team accomplished. we'll show you how they welcomed the players and coaches back home last ming. remembering dr. martin luther king, junior. events around the country and here in the bay area to honor the civil rights leader. >> reporter: a frightening situation overnight in the south bay after a man holding gasoline containers threatens to burn a house down. we'll tell you how police finally captured him. "mornings on 2" starts now.
good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." you are looking at santa clara. 49er season over. their next begins this year in their new home in santa clara. alex savidge is out there in front of levi stadium. he will tell us what's on happen for the team for today. thank you for joining us. i'm pam cook in for tori campbell. i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. steve's right there. >> yes, i am. fog out in san mateo, santa cruz. i don't see much in north marin. no big changes tomorrow. wind picks up friday, which would be favoring a noorgt northeast which would mean -- north neither which would mean
higher temperatures. what's normal 57, 52. 20, 35, sfo. half moon bay is 37. concord, 26. livermore, 36. it's cold for some. we've lost some of the component of the offshore breeze. that will help downtown oakland. except for some fog near the coast, it will be a nice day. pga, above-average temperatures. afternoon highs continue. here's sal. steve, good morning. right now we're looking at a commute that i think you will like if you have to go to work. a lot of people have today off for the dr. king holiday. but some people are going. you can see it's a little bit more prouded than it was. but there's still plenty of room for you. at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's not a typical commute at all. in fact, it's much lighter than usual. we've been looking at some of the traffic times along dreaded
highway 4. i'm gonna look at something here for you. highway 4 westbound as you drive through. let's say from lone tree way to loveridge. still looking good. back to the desk. well, the 49ers' quest for a sixth super bowl victory will have to bait until next year. last the seahawks beat the 9ers. it came down to the final minute. >> kaepernick, end zone. crabtree. broken up. picked off! this game is over! [ cheers ] >> heartbroken 9er fans will be talking about this play for a very long time. seahawk linebacker smith intercepted colin kaepernick's pass clinching the victory for seattle. rifflard sherman managed to tip the ball to his teammate. sherman was not a happy man moments after winning the game. >> i'm the best corner in the game. when you try me with a sorry receiver like crabtree, that's
the result you are gonna get! don't evyou ever talk to me. >> who's talking about you? >> crabtree! >> he's a tv guy. i don't talk. good play. >> sherman has been in a dispute in recent weeks. the two were pushing and shoving the entire game. a large crowd of loyal fans stayed up late to welcome the 49ers home. alex savidge is live from the team headquarters. >> reporter: these certainly are dedicated fans. outside of the team facility, you can see a small group of fans standing outside of the facility. they are waiting until they pull in for the team meeting. the 49ers wrapping up a great season but it ended with that
painful loss last night. as the players and coaches arrived home from seattle, late last night, they were greeted by a huge group of very proud fans. [ cheers ] >> reporter: pretty good-sized crowd. close to 2009er fans lined the streets outside of headquarters. this was after 11:30. the crowd erupted in applause as the team bus pulled in just back from seattle after that difficult 23-17 loss to the rival seahawks in the nfc title game. as the players and coaches drove out of the facility, some of emthis waved to the crowd. even though the team couldn't get back to the super bowl this year, they certainly played tough. fans say this believe this team has what it takes to win that sixth championship. they appreciate the effort all season. >> thanks for fighting your hearts out. everybody did a great job from the first guy to the 53rd good
to the locker room guys, to the head coach, jim harbaugh. all did a great job. >> reporter: despite colin kaepernick's interception late in the game that sealed the victory for the seahawks, many people still think he's the right quarterback to lead the 49ers to another championship. the road to that potential next title will begin here at the new levi stadium as we bring you back out here to a live picture. this is where the 49ers will deginn to play next -- begin to play next season. they will hold a team meeting at 11:00 and then players and coaches will address the media and talk about what a fantastic season that ended with a frustrating loss last night. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> those last few minutes put a damper on viewing parties across san francisco. ktvu's cameras were near at&t where there are several sports bars. all of them were parked. one manager at pedro's cantina
said he had to turn people away. he said the crowd kept it under control, especially when the game took a turn for the worse. >> we made it this far for the past two years. look forward to next year. people make mistakes. that one mistake, bad. >> bad is right. san francisco police were making regular stops at those sports bars. if the 49ers had run, police were ready. they say after last year's championship win, fans started fires and vandalized a muni bus. coming up in 15 minute, the steps the police and city took to make sure nothing happened after yesterday's game. the seahawks, meantime, will face the denver broncos. it may have been the last postseason matchup for tom brady and paytop manning.
the broncos went on to win, 26- 15. payton manning and the bronk course became the highest- scoring team in nfl history this season. >> we have more on the 49ers on our website, including a lot of fan photos. go to ktvu.com and don't forget you can watch the super bowl right here on channel 2 sunday, february 2nd. a frightening situation for people in a san jose neighborhood after a plan threatened to burn down a home. that man is now it -- is now in custody. janine de la vega has details you will only see on 2. >> reporter: tori, police say it was intense for a while because the man was holding gasoline containers. police also thought he may have had access to weapons. they wanted to make sure they kept people safe. after 20 minutes or so, officers finally got their man.
now here's exclusive video showing the suspect that police took in custody. you can tell him yelling in pain. this all started as police were called to reagan at around 11:30 last night. after people say the man was threatening to use gasoline to burn down the property. when officers arrived, they found the man barricaded himself into a shed in the back of the home. he was holding a woman there against her will. police started to negotiate with them and the woman was able to escape. he lit the shed on fire. >> they were trying to negotiate and get him out, he lit the shed on fire and was engulfed. he eventually came out, resisted. officers had to use some force to take him into custody. >> reporter: firefighters were able to extinguish the fire which only damaged the shed. police tased the 34-year-old suspect and using k-9s to capture him. he was arrested and taken to the hospital with minor
injuries. he's being interviewed there. he will face charges of resisting arrest and arson. he also had outstanding warrants. it's unknown what the suspect's motive was or if he knew the people who lived in the main house. people were evacuated for safety reasons. but everybody is now safe and back in their houses. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. police want to know what caused a crash that killed a man in hayward. it happened last night on industrial parkway near interstate 880 about 7:30. police say the man was driving erratically, changing lanes and possibly speeding when he went off the road and crashed into a light pole. he was not wearing a seat belt. if you have any information about this, call the police. happening today -- all over the country, people will take part in parades marches and community service projects honoring dr. martin luther king, junior. want to show you some video of a wreath-laying ceremony
earlier this morning at the martin luther king, junior memorial in washington, d.c. dr. king born on january 15th, 1929 but the federal holiday is always on the third monday in january. president obama and the first lady are taking part in a community service project in the washington, d.c. area today. there are several projects seeking volunteers. they include a tenderloin cleanup. that begins in front of glide memorial church at ellis and taylor. that's at 9:00 this morning. a cleanup of lakeside park in oakland. that begins at 9:00 a.m. and a cleanup at fremont high school on foothill boulevard in oakland. the sequoia union high school district fired the head coach of the woodside high school basketball team because of a hazing scandal. two varsity players reportedly were beaten gagged and duct taped to chairs as part of a hazing during a recent road
trip. attorney christopher dolan is representing those two boys. he's also the attorney for jahi mcmath, the 13-year-old girl recently declared brain dead. 7:11. an attack against an oakland city councilmember. how she was targeted and the police investigation underway. and act of kindness caught on a police dash cam. the reason people around the world are talking about that police officer and that game of catch. good morning. right now, i think you can catch a really good commute. a lot of people are taking the day off. a lot of schools are out. we'll find out exactly where, if anywhere, there's slow traffic. well, it can be the temptation or phil collins but i wish it would rain. boy, do we need it. there's not much out there for today. what about for the week ahead? safer. smarter. tyco. .
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welcome back. 7:14. new this morning iranian state tv says iran has stopped producing 20% enriched uranium. that's a key part of the nuclear deal with six world powers. in return, some economic sanctions are being lifted for six months. that will give negotiators time to work on a long-term deal. congress thinks russia helped edward snowden leak classified intelligence. russia gave snowden asylum but russia has not been implicated in helping the contractor. house intelligence chairman mike rogers says he thinks snowden was assisted in stealing that information. rogers says the vast majority of the information contained details about u.s. military forces. a new global study reveals trust in government is waning around the world. the survey by puckly relations shimp -- publish relations
shirm say 52% -- firm say 52% trusted government in 2011. new accusations against new jersey governor:00. hoboken's mayor says -- new jersey's governor, chris christie. the lieutenant-governor said an ultimatum came from governor christie. >> she came and made a direct threat to me. the lieutenant-governor came to me and said, you gotta move forward with the rockefeller project. this project is really important to the governor. she said she had been with him on friday night. and that was a direct message from the governor. >> yesterday, mayor zimmer turned documents over to a
federal prosecutor. governor christie's camp calls the accusation categorically false. the george w. bush library archives are oech to the -- are open to the public. the library had to wait five years before opening to the public after his term was over. 7:17. there's a police dash-cam video that belongs to a texas police officer. it is making headlines around the world. take a look. it shows a police officer -- he pulls over, pam. gets out of his car and starts to play catch with a young boy who was out there playing all by himself. the sergeant had just finished a traffic stop. he decided to take a break, throw around the football with that young man. >> i literally got out of the car, i did like this which is
the universal sign of throw me of football. at that time, you saw his face lit up. he was ready to play. >> the sergeant says it's not the first time he's gotten out of his patrol car to play with the kids in the neighborhood. he says his police department encourages other officers to did the same -- to do the same. it helps him appear like everybody else. >> it's hard to play catch with himself. 7:18 is the time. let's check in with sal for a look at traffic. probably not a lot of traffic today. >> all right. dave, how many times have people told you, dave, go out long? >> all of the time. [laughter] >> good morning, everybody. happened so many times in my life. bay bridge toll plaza, it's actually very nice. we've been looking around for, you know, slow traffic. we don't have a lot of it which is good on this holiday.
just talking with someone, over the years, this will give away my age, but when the dr. king holiday started, it wasn't quite as -- a lot of people didn't take it off. but every year more and more people get the king holiday off. it's beginning to look like almost everyone has it off now. 880 northbound. highway 4, you can see three minutes from a street to loveridge. that's an usual time. enjoy it. 7:19. let's go to steve. >> hold on sal. >> hello, steve. >> okay. go ahead. >> now here's steve paulson. thank you. very good morning. mostly clear out there. some fog is kind of flirting with parts of the san mateo/santa cruz coast. that's about it. mostly sunny, patchy coast fog. no big changes tomorrow. by the way, if you have suggestions for rain songs, you can send them in, took or
twitter, spweather. i wish it would rain is our song for the day. temptations or phil collins. wind picks up by friday. maybe some more records. other observer in san francisco who keeps wonderful weather records for the first 19 days of january, the average temperature is 5.3 degrees above normal. that's off the charts. seriously. it's just been way above average on these temperatures. they are not coming down. mostly sunny today. 64, 78. what's normal. our average. 57 to 62. we're way above, 28 in santa rosa. upper 40s, some mid-30s. walnut creek is in there. napa. this pattern has not changed. chicago is 31. to the north, very cold air will plunge in here keeping the pattern going. it's a series of these systems, they call them clippers, bring in reinforcement of cold air. my buddy in caldwell new jersey was texting me.
snowing again. snowing again. i say it's sunny here and 70. there's a band of high clouds. it will clear out fast. 17 up in tahoe. they were 58. 27 ukiah. it's cold there. a couple of 20s into lake county. clearlake, 28 degrees. haze. warm temperatures continue. there's still about an 18 to 24- mile-an-hour offshore breeze coming out of the oakland hills. dry forecast this week, subtle changes on the temperatures. one day warmer. one day cooler. mostly sunny, patchy fog mainly by the coast. as you saw, way above average temperatures and they continue to be in the 60s or low to mid- 70s for some. really, really warm here. and really cold for other parts of the country. 70 in oakland will benefit from the offshore breeze. give a shot out to shelby. she watches us out there. cupertino, 71. 60s on the coast.
upper 60s low 70s mountain view in there and also redwood city. mostly sunny, a little cooler tuesday. a little warmer wednesday. we'll watch out and see if the breeze picks up. a plea to the u.s. government from a north korean prison to a detained american held and how he's desperate for help. now that the super bowl matchup is set, it's time for bets. what the oddsmakers are saying about denver verses seattle.
welcome back to "mornings on 2." 7:24. demolition crews in minneapolis will start tearing down the former home of the minnesota vikings. early saturday morning, the crews began to deflate the roof for today's demolition. construction crews say the new stadium should be ready in time for the 2016 season. in the meantime, the team has
made a deal with the university of minnesota to play home games at its stadium. 7:24. san francisco police were braced. ready for anything during yesterday's nfc championship game but there were few prob problems after the -- few problems after the 49ers' loss. police increased patrols and they were watching mission district street corners. police say fan violence has been a problem in that area especially when people have been drinking. >> there's a lot of people that have been having a good time all day long. there's always gonna be something we have to deal with at the end of the day. >> san francisco police arrested a handful of people for public intoxication and for fighting. it was a party in seattle. seahawk fans celebrating in the streets, celebrating their team's win. you can see they are just
thrilled. their team is headed to a second bole. the oddsmakers in las vegas think this year's super bowl game is one of the most evenly matched title games ever. but the early betters are putting their money on denver. now sports books around nevada are making the broncos a two- point favorite no matter how much the score, oddsmakers will probably be the big winner themselves. more people are expected to vote on this super bowl than any other pro game ever. with two weeks to go before the super bowl, fox sports is getting ready. workers are building a huge television set. look at this. this is right in times square. it will be used a week leading up to the game and also on super bowl. there's also a set being built at metlife stadium, where the game will be played. the game is sunday, february
2nd. 7:26. a devastating blow for an oakland mother after two of her sons were killed by gunfire. how the family is reacting plus what police are saying about the most recent murder. >> reporter: concerns about fire danger are prompting fire officials to take some unusual steps for this time of year. we'll tell you about the parts of the bay area that now have a burn ban in effect. morning commute right now is looking good. find out why today we might actually see some unusually light conditions. might also see some unusually warm temps again, except by parts of the coast.
good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." a rare winter burn ban in effect in some bay area counties this morning. coming up in just a few minutes we'll have the extra help that calfire has onhand today as these very, very dry conditions continue to plague this state. i tell you, we drove out to bodega bay. there's eucalyptus trees that have dead, brown leaves. unusual sight. we'll keep talking about that, unfortunately.
it's monday, january 20th. i'm pam cook. >> i'm dave clark. steve's got music, special weather music, in his -- >> i wish it would rain. >> or let it rain. something like that. you are talking about -- some flowers are coming out in january that are very, very early. things are just out of whack. we should be 57 to 62 on the temperatures. they are 64 to 78. 20s, 30s, 40s. it's cold for some. for others, though, another blast of cold air will make it into the great lakes. the pattern is stuck. nothing is changing. everything goes up and over the ridge. for us, we'll have 60s and 70s today. a little bit of a high cloud band and also some patchy fog has come back to the coast. here's sal. right now we're looking at a pretty good commute on this holiday. a lot of people are not going. it's gonna make it much easier. this is highway 24.
it looks pretty good as you drive through to the tunnel. the drive time is seven minutes, which is much better than normal. also at the commute, this is a look at highway 80 westbound. hire 80 is light -- highway 80 is light. let's go to highway 4. i almost never see it three minutes from lone tree to loveridge. are you kidding? back to the desk. the martin luther king, junior community breakfast in san francisco sponsored by the labor council is about to get started. ktvu's tara moriarty is there in folks with more on this event. we'll get to tara moment earlly -- momentarily. b.a.r.t. continuing its tradition offering free flash passes on martin luther king day. if you reserved the passes you will be able to get a free ride
to the holiday celebrations. the events will be at san francisco's yerba buena center for the artsand the yerba buena gardens. thousands are expected to take part in a march. festivities will continue with guest speakers as well as live music. there are several things closed because of the holiday, federal state courts and city and county offices, they will be closed. banks and savings institutions, the post offices, they will also be closed observing the holiday. b.a.r.t. and muni will be running on their saturday schedules. in san francisco, parking meters, they will be enforced as usual. here in the bay area, this morning, a martin luther king, junior day tradition continues with the 29th annual freedom train. at 10:00 this morning, the charter train leaves the san jose caltrain station and goes to san francisco. the freedom train commemorates
the district on foot. organizers say tickets for the freedom train have been slow the last couple of years. so this may be the train's last year. 7:33. vice president joe biden just finished speaking at an event in washington, d.c. honoring dr. martin luther king, junior. the vice president focused most of his comments on what he called new attacks on the voting rights act. >> dr. king, if you remember, we all do, in '65 wrote from the jail, he said, voting is the foundation stone for political action. >> vice president biden said once the voting rights act was passed, he naively thought the matter was settled. he said he can't believe people have to fight again to make sure the right to vote is guaranteed for everybody. calfire issued winter burn bans for three north bay
counties. allie rasmus joins us from petaluma with more on what is being banned and why. >> reporter: well, about 15 minutes ago, i got off the phone with one of the fire captains at their petaluma station. he says he's worked for calfire during the last 14 years. during that time, he cannot remember the time the agency issued a burn ban in the middle of winter. this is the reason why. you can see evidence in petaluma of the dry conditions all around us. this burn ban is in effect for sonoma, napa and solano counties. it went into effect at midnight. residents are not allowed to burn leaves or vegetation. this concerns vineyards. calfire officials are concerned about fire. the agency has an extra 125 seasonal firefighters onhand in the northern region which extends from the north bay all the way up to the oregon
border. they are on stand by in case a fire breaks out. the latest was a small wildfire over the weekend in a remote section of the mount tamalpais watershed. that fire burned an anchor of brush -- anchor of brush. no one was hurt. it's a reminder of the unusual fire danger we're facing this time of year. while the burn ban is new here, it's already been in effect in san mateo, alameda, santa clara, contra costa and santa cruz counties. they've had a burn ban in effect since december 30th. live in petaluma, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. fires in los angeles county, still working on a wildfire. it's about 78% contained. firefighters effect full containment by wednesday. so far it's 0 burned more than 19 -- it's burned more than 1900 acres in the angeles
national forest. investigators say an illegal camp fire started that fire. police say three men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with the fire. the drought changing the way restaurants use water. in sacramento, the restaurants there will only serve water upon request. dish washing machines will be filled before they are used. the city council voted to require residents to reduce water use by 20% to 30%. an oakland mother devastated after two of her sons were shot to death in less than a month. police say 19-year-old lamar broussard and his friend were driving toward 100th and longfellow when two gunmen opened gunfire. the men were killed at the scene. just a week before that, broussard bur you ared his brother, 13-year-old weathersby iii. he was gunned down new year's eve blocks away from home. family members are devastated.
>> now we have to deal with something like this. it's a senseless death. our family has never dealt with death like this. >> oakland police believe the men killed yesterday were targeted. the name of the second spell has not been -- victim has not been released yesterday. police in oakley are looking into a shooting that left one man dead. that happened just before noontime on norcross lane near oakley park and west ruby street. police found a 23-year-old man who had been shot in front of his home. he died there at the scene. so far, police have not told us the victim's name or any information. oakland police want to know who created fliers in an oakland neighborhood showing a city councilwoman with a swastika on her forehead. the tribune reports the fliers
vote libby shaft and stop dac. that's a police surveillance center for police and firefighters. shaft sell tells the tribune the fliers are particularly hurtful. u.s. lawmakers are very concerned about security at the sochi olympics after a newly- surfaced video that threatened an attack. about a month ago, a bus and train station were targets in a suicide bombing in the russian city of volgograd. these two men posted a video on a well-known jihadi website and they also talked about plans for the olympic games. >> they have morned some 30,000 armed troops down to the region. that tells you that their level of concern is great. but we don't seem to be getting all of the information we need to protect our athletes in the games. >> now, russia's president, vladimir putin, says he's gonna make sure the visitors are safe at the olympics.
he talked about safety measures at the g-8 and g-20. the torch has just reached the city of volgograd. that's where the suicide bombings killed more than 30 people last month. there are a lot of police present in the city. they have scattered throughout the area as the flame winds its way through the streets. by the time the relay is over, the torch will have gone through 136 cities. we're now learning the cost of the nine months of contract negotiations between b.a.r.t. management and its two biggest unions. according to the san francisco chronicle, b.a.r.t. spent about 8.4 million trying to reach an agreement. some of that was spent on consultant, negotiators and charter buses when workers went on strike. one member says they had to cave to union demandsant the money spent was not worth it. 7:40. now we're gonna take you back to san francisco. a breakfast honoring dr. martin luther king, junior on this
king day is about to get started. ktvu's tara moriarty is there with more on what's gonna be taking place at today's event. tara? >> reporter: well, good morning. we're here at the conference. joining me live of the labor union. this would be tim paulson. you guys are up there. it looks like fun. >> we're extremely excited. we have hundreds of people out to celebrate martin luther king's birthday. social justice, economic justice. all of the issues that working men and women in our community care about are gonna be celebrated based on his birthday and here at the center in the fisk fillmore district, we'll have breakfast and all go to the yerba buena center in a little while from now in order to continue our sell brathses here in -- celebrations here in san francisco. >> reporter: thank you for joining us. speaking of the yerba buena center for the arts, all of the
people getting ofrt freedom train will take that march when they deboard at 11:00 this morning. the train is going to leave san jose at 10:00 but as of friday, 300 tickets have been sold for the ride. compare that to last year's 1200 tickets. 1600 seats filled. this is a nearly 30-year tradition spearheaded by the dr. martin luther king, junior association. the trip commemorates the route that king and others marched. the san francisco freedom ride is about the same distance. the freedom train idea was started by coretta scott king. this bay area train is the last freedom train in the country. you can still buy tickets at the san jose says this morning. there are $15 round trip. the trains will not be stopping along the peninsula but will be headed straight to san
francisco. back to you. right now, it's 7:42. a previously unheard recording of martin luther king, junior, what he says about then-senator j.f.k. and the role he played in getting king released from prison. good morning. right now on the san mateo bridge, things look pretty good on this holiday. you can see traffic. it looks good. temperatures continue to be above average. there's hardly any breeze. it looks cooler today but not much. we'll see how far above average we are on these temps. ♪ ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little bit hungry ♪ ♪ and there's nothing good for me around ♪ ♪ turn around
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welcome back. this shows thousands of demonstrators squaring off with the riot police. protesters are upset over a new measure that puts tighter controls on political rallies. this is the latest round of tensions after the government changed its stance with the european government. the white house says it will consider sanctions against the country if it retaliates with violence. kenneth bae, an american jailed in north korea, made a plea to the u.s. this is video we want to show you. he was arrested in november of 2012 while leading a tour group. he's accused of crimes against the stay. he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. bae said he's not been treated badly but the u.s. opinion of the north korea government is making his situation worse. this morning, he expressed hope that the u.s. government will secure his release. 7:46. a big earthquake shook parts of
new zealand. it was a 6.3 magnitude quake rattled buildings and knocked power out to thousands of people. it was big enough to damage homes and trigger rockslides and shut down some roads. that giant eagle sculpture there from the movie, the hobbit, it fell at the country's main airport. so far no serious injuries have been reported. flu-related deaths in california may be close to matching the death toll from the flew for all of last year. the chronicle reports there have been 45 flu-related deaths under the age of 65. under 50 deaths that may have been caused by the investigation. for all of last year, there was 106 you from-re-- flu-related deaths in california. infection disease experts continue to urge people to get the flu vaccine which takes two weeks to reach full strength. free flu shots to be the first positive experience millions have with the
affordable care act. the law mandates most plans cover shots and screening tests with no copay regardless of whether the yearly deductible has been met. common misunderstanding is that the healthcare free complete venttive services are available to only those who have purchased the plan on the health exchange or marketplace. there's been a spike in whooping cough cases among children in california. the whooping cough is very contagious. it's a respiratory disease. reports show the cases rose last year from 1,023 to 1,669. almost 83% of whooping cough cases were discovered between the ages of 7 and 16. the health officials say one of the main reasons for the increase is declining immunity to the kids vaccinated years earlier but never got a booster shot. 7:48 is the time. back to sal. keeping an eye on the roads. a holiday for a lot of people.
>> some transit systems are on holiday schedule. cheng your system. let's take a look -- check your system. let's take a look at the bay bridge. certainly not a big commute. the traffic continues to move along very nicely in san francisco. about a ten-minute drive, total time from the toll plaza into san francisco. also we're looking at the commute on interstate 880. it's not much of one and just a lot of traffic that's moving along nicely. we're looking at 580 westbound as you drive through and the traffic continues to move along nicely with no problems on 580, 19 minutes from grant line road to 680 and that's doing pretty good time there for that long stretch. 7:49. let's go to steve. >> thank you, kindly, sal. good morning, everybody. another beautiful start to the morning. a few high clouds. a little bit of patchy fog has come back.
it's been -- that's about it. this high cloud band will get out of here soon. it will be another sunny, mostly sunny. maybe cooler by the coast just by the mere fact fog has come back. scan ralph fell's forecast today is 65. the record is 70. i doubt -- 1976 for those of you here and you and i know it, that was a very dry year. oakland downtown 70. livermore is 68. 70 in 1919 way back when. i don't think they will make that. napa is 68. they have to get to 73. the record is 72. not that long ago, 2009. these were the records from yesterday. santa maria 80. not only was it 80. that was the 7th consecutive day it was 80 or higher. the most ever for january. gilroy 79 was the record if you were down there. bakersfield, 75. sacramento tied 70. south lake tahoe's 58 was the
record. our highs 62, 64, 68. norm normal is -- normal shows this way above. santa rosa, 28. 48 in san francisco. 30s for some. 40s for other. a lot of 30s inland. it's a cold start to the morning. we will ally end up with the similar pattern that we've had for the longest time. 27 in ukiah. 20s, 30s out to the sacramento valley. a few high clouds and hazy conditions. it's another mild to warm pattern. mostly sunny today. 60s and 70s. maybe subtle changes here and there. the breeze could pick up towards the end of the week. there's one forecast model that's kind of bullish. it will be breezy but not that bad. mostly sunny, patchy fog, favoring the coast.
above average temps. clearlake, 74. 67 walnut creek. livermore, 68 degrees. 77 morgan hill, i mean huge swings from the lows to the heights. 70 san jose, santa clara, 72. a little cooler by the coast for the fog. but her 60s low 70s on the peninsula. not much change here. one day cooler, next day warmer. it looks like the wind will crank up toward the end of the week. but it's continuing to be dry. new allegations involving:00's camp this morning -- chris christie's camp this morning. also, a pod of stranded whales. what marin biologists are saying about those whales and how rescuers were able to get them back into deeper waters.
people. now, it happened on turk street about 9:00 p.m. police say one person was shot in the arm. the other was shot in the leg. both are expected to survive. police made that arrest about a block away on market street. muni services were diverted off market while the investigation took place. also oakland police are investigating a stabbing where three people were hurt. it happened before 10:30 last night on 19th avenue. police say three people were rushed to the hospital. we have no word on their condition. police say they did make one arrest in connection with the crime. right now, it's not clear what may have led up to that attack. rescue teams successfully helped 25 pilot whales get back into the gulf of mexico. now, the whales were stranded at a beach in naples, florida. it happened during low tide. at least two whales were stuck on a sandbar. while all of the whales eggs cape, scientists say the whales are sick and don't look like
they are eating. >> if someone is sick or injured, they will continue to stay with it even if it goes into a dangerous situation in the shallows like this one did. >> it's unclear what's making them sick. back in december, you may remember 40 miles away more than 50 whales got stuck in the everglades. they were stranded in shallow water for about a week. seven of those whales died and four others had to be euthanized. president obama is talking about marijuana. in an interview with a new york magazine, the president said marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol. he also called smoking pot a bad habit just like smoking cigarettes. he told the magazine, he smoked marijuana when he was younger but he does not encourage it. the reck re-- recreational marijuana is still against the law. but the obama administration
has given some states permission to consider pot regulations. hello. >> what's up? >> what are you talking about? >> i'm not the little man. you are. >> "ride along" tries to impress his perspective brother- in-law. it was the strongest opening for any movie during the martin luther king, junior holiday weekend. 7:57. a previously unheard recording of martin luther king, junior, now becomes public. >> now it is true that senator kennedy did take a specific step. >> what kennedy did for dr. king and how it may have shifted the support of some african-american voters two weeks before the presidential election. >> reporter: a scary situation for people in one south bay neighborhood after police say a
man becomes threatening and sets a fire. we'll tell you how officers finally captured him. good morning. traffic is doing pretty well on this holiday. even areas where i thought were going to be slow. i will tell you where those actually are doing well. the weather is doing pretty well again for january. way above average. can we find any rain here on the extended outlook? ♪ i wish i was made of money. i wish you were too. chances are, you're not made of money. so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico motorcycle. see how much you could save.
welcome back to "mornings on 2." live. we're in santa clara. you can see more and more 49er fans are showing up, gathering again outside of the new 49ers' stadium to support the team. they are lining up out there. we know about last night's loss to seattle. that was just a heartbreaker. ktvu's alex savidge is out there at levi stadium as well. alex, that's -- that's a big land mover right there. alex will tell us more about the fan support there -- coming up. stay tuned to that. it's monday, it's january 20th. it's dr. martin luther king, junior holiday. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook in for tori campbell today. let's go over to steve
paulson. >> another quiet pattern. there's a little bit of fog by the coast. slight band out in san ramon. high clouds won't last too long. it's really the fog coming back. we're so far above average on the terps and the drought index continues to get worse and worse. i mean, statewide, it's in the extreme category. it's continuing to get bad. i don't see any breakny time soon. 30s, 40s. upper 20s. santa rosa is 28. napa is 30. it's cold for some. you can see the band lifting north. so it's heading over the bay. everything continues as far as fronts go. mostly sunny day. patchy fog out there. temps way up there. we should be closer to 57, 58. we're closer to mid-70s. here's sal. we're looking at a nice commute here if you are driving in many areas.
this is a spot, highway 4, where i thought we might see some slow traffic. we haven't seen any. certainly a big holiday -- well, big hoyle conditions here on highway -- holiday conditions here. the morning commute looks pretty good at the bay bridge toll plaza. some people have to go to work. i would say most people are not. just looking a the -- at these pictures. the commute from grantline to 680 is only about 20 minutes. that's pretty good. the drive across the san mateo bridge is ten minutes. let's go back to the desk. the 49ers ears quest for a sixth super bowl party will have to wait until next year. you saw the game. last night the seahawks beat the 49ers, 23-17 in a game that came down to the last minute. [ cheers ] >> kaepernick, end zone. crabtree. picked off. this game is over!
>> yurt heart just sunk -- yurt -- your heart just sunk. richard sherman tipped the ball to his teammate, but sherman was not a happy man moments after the game. >> i'm the best corner in the game. when you try me with a sorry receiver like crabtree, that's the result you are gonna get. don't you ever talk about me! >> who was talking about you? >> crabtree! >> he's a tv guy. i'm not a tv guy. i play ball. >> sherman has been in a feud with michael crabtree, the two of them in recent weeks, they were pushing and shoving each other during the game and after that last play as well. >> in the meantime, a large crowd of loyal 49ers' fans stayed up last night welcoming the 49ers back here to the bay area even more 49er fans are
starting to show up outside of the stadium this morning. >> alex savidge joining us live from the team's headquarters. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning to you. faithful 49ers ears fans lined up here outside of the team's training facility in santa clara. here sh a look at the crowd. they are waiting for some of their favorite players to pull in here. there will be a team meets -- team meeting support for a great season. there was a huge crowd last night as the players and coaches arrived back home to san francisco. [ cheers ] close to 200 49er fans assembled last night. they erupted in applause as the team buses pulled into the training facility back from seattle after that frustrating 23-17 loss to the rival seahawks in the nfc title game.
as the players and coaches drove out of the facility, some of them waved to the crowd. even though the 49ers couldn't make it back to the super bowl, they played tough and these fans are proud. >> we just want to let them know thank you for the season. it was a great season. we'll be back stronger next year in santa clara. it's gonna be nice. we'll be strong. >> reporter: fans are urging all of these players to hold their heads up high, especially colin kaepernick, after he admitted that he -- or said that he cost the 49ers the game after throwing that late interception with less than a minute to go that essentially sealed the victory for the seahawks last night. later this morning, the 49ers will hold a team meeting scheduled for 11:00. after that, the players and coach harbaugh will talk with the media about a fantastic season that ended with frustration. live this morning in santa clara, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. there were a lot of faithful 49er fans in seattle
during yesterday's nfc championship game. they cheered on the 49ers in the centurylink field along with the very loud seahawks fans. julie haener talked to one of those brave 49er fans. >> we're so pumped and so amped. san francisco fans are amazing. everyone is rallied, everyone is so excited for this game. even though it's loud. we're being just as loud as well. >> seahawk fans are known as the 12th man. they recently got into the guinness book of world records as the loudest fans in pro football. ed lee issued this statement about the loss. he said "san francisco is proud of our hometown heroes. faithful fans all over the bay area cheered our 49ers on through the hard-fought game that went down to the wire." well the seahawks will face the denver broncos. it may have been the last postseason matchup between peyton manning and tom brady.
broncos won. manning and the broncos game the highest scoring team in nfl history this season. we have more 49er coverage on our website, including fan photos. great to see. go to ktvu.com and don't forget you can watch the super bowl right here with us, ktvu on sunday, february 2nd. 8:06. a man is in custody in san jose this morning after threatening to burn down a house. ktvu's janine de la vega has more details now on how he was captured and janine, you have video, you will see only here on channel 2. >> reporter: hey, dave. yes. police had a potentially dangerous situation on their hands. they were told that the man had gasoline containers and he had access to weapons. that prompted them to evacuate several homes and then they started negotiating with the suspect. here's that exclusive video of the 34-year-old suspect being carried from the back of the
house. now, police say they had to use a taser and a k-9 to capture him. officers were called to a home on reagan street in east san jose because the man was there holding gasoline bottles threatening to burn down a house. when police arrived, they found the man had barricaded himself in the shed in the back of the home. he was holding a woman there against her will. police started negotiating with him and the woman was able to escape but we're told that that suspect ended up lighting the shed on fire. >> it did get intense, especially once the shed started to burn. k-9s were used. some force had to be used with the individual. there was also a threat of some other weapons in the shed that we were unsure of [screaming] >> reporter: you can hear the man yelling in pain as he was loaded into the ambulance. he was taken to the hospital with minor because he was -- a taser was used on him.
he's being interviewed at the hospital by police. he will be arrested for arson and resisting arrest. we're told by police he also had some outstanding warrants. the fire damaged the shed, not the main home in front of it. it's unknown if the suspect lived there or if he knew the people that lived in the house, there were a couple of officers who suffered minor injuries. we're told they will be okay. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. well, police want to know what caused a crash that killed a man in hayward. that happened last night on strirl parkway at about 7:30. police say the man was driving erratically, changing lanes, possibly speeding when he went off the road and crashed into a light pole. now, he was not wearing a seat belt. anyone with information on the crash is asked to call police. 8:09. all over the nation, people are taking part in parades, marches and service projects, remembering dr. martin luther king, junior. this is the video of the wreath laying ceremony at the martin luther king, junior memorial in
washington, d.c. dr. king was born upon january 15th, 1929. the federal holiday is always the third monday in january. president obama and first lady michelle obama, they are taking part in a community service project in washington, d.c. in that area today. a previously unheard recording has been released of dr. ming junior being interviewed back in 1960. dr. king was asked if president- elect j.f.k. had assisted with his release from a prison in georgia. >> he was in contact with officials in georgia during my arrest and he called my wife, made a personal call and expressed his concern and said he was working and trying to do something to make my release possible. >> dr. king had been sentenced to four months of hard labor for a traffic violation two
weeks earlier. two weeks before the election that sent president kennedy to the white house. instead, dr. king was released. ken dip's intervention is credited with earning him a lot of support for african-american voters. today there are several community projects, seeking volunteers here in the bay area. this king day holiday. they include a tenderloin cleanup beginning right in front of glide memorial church in san francisco at the intersection of ellis and taylor streets at 9:00 this morning. there's a cleanup of lakeside park at lake merritt in oakland. that begins at 9:00 a.m. and a cleanup at fremont high school at foothill boulevard in oakland. 8:11 is the time right now. it may come as no surprise that trust in the government is down. details on a worldwide study and how the u.s. is partly to blame. also, a game of catch. this one has gone viral why this video is melting hearts
around the world. good morning. traffic on the san mateo bridge looks good as you drive out to the high rise. we'll tell you more about the bay area bridges in our next traffic update. another awful-looking january day. sunshine and warmer temperatures. it will be above normal on the temperatures but for how long and is there any rain in sight. [dad] [laughs] [boy] mom! [mom] yes? [boy] whoa,whoa,whoa... [mom and dad] [laughing] [boy] whoa,whoa,whoa... [mom] you've got two left feet,boo.
a nevada hospital is on suicide watch. 88-year-old william dresser was taken into custody yesterday. he's accused of shooting his wife who was staying in a rehabilitation room at the hospital in carson city. no one else was hurt. the shooting comes nearly a month after another medical facility next to a reno hospital that led to the death of a doctor. new this morning, both the united states and the european union announced they suspended some of the sanctions against iran. it's in response to iran's move to stop producing 20% enriched uranium. that was a key part of iran 'nuclear deal with six world powers. in exchange, some sanctions are lifted to give negotiators a chance to work on a long-term deal. some think russia may have helped edward snowden leak classified intelligence. russia gave him asylum
afterwards. house intelligence chairman mike rogers thinks snowden was helped in stealing that information. rogers says most of the information contained details about u.s. military forces. a new global study reveals trust in government is falling around the world. the survey by public relations shirm, edelman, found only 44% of university educated people trust their government. that's down 8% from 2011 among the same group. the survey cites the budget battle in washington and europe's poor response to a debt crisis is key reasons for the decline. new accusations against new jersey governor, chris christie. dawn zimmer claims christie's lieutenant-governor threatened to withhold money from the sure storm sandy relief -- superstorm sandy relief fund if the city did not approve prime
real estate. >> she came and she made a direct threat to me. lieutenant-governor pulled me aside and said essentially you gotta move forward with the rockefeller project. this project is really important to the governor and she said she had been with him friday night. and this was a direct message from the governor. >> now, mayor zimmer urn ited over documents to a federal prosecutor yesterday. governor christie's camp calls the accusation categorically false. the george w. bush lie prairie archives are open to the public. today requests came from his presidency. the library had to wait five years after his term was over before opening to the public. the library is located on the oons southern methodist university campus in dallas, texas. the dashcam video, the camera of a text -- texas live
is making headlines. it shows the police officer pull over, get out of his car and start to pray catch with this little guy -- play catch with this little guy playing all by himself. he says his police department encourages officers to do that. it helps them seem more like everybody else. makes the kid smile, too. >> that's for sure. >> us, too. 8:18 is the time. let's check in with sal. pretty slow for traffic reporters out there, sal. >> the may tag repairman until we use something that maybe people don't get. i'm watching everything. i keep watching to make sure nothing goes wrong. all it takes is one thing. we're looking a the san mateo bridge. it looks good. no major problems at you drive out to the high rise and no
problems on the dumbarton bridge either. bay bridge toll plaza also looks good and the drive into san francisco is a whole ten minutes. that's from the toll plaza all the way to the city. as we look at the maps here when you gent over to the peninsula, it looks good and hayward traffic moving well. the drive time by the way, dramatically lower and takes less time to get to places 0 a day like today. 8:18. >> may tag repair, don't get it. >> i know. it's. old reference. >> very good morning. we have clear skies. some fog has come back. el granada, the fog is back. it's not solid. kind of favoring the coast. no sign of any rain. maybe february 2nd. you can see some of the fog in the gray. one band of high clouds
drifting toward the north bay. some records are possible. probably not. it will fall short for most. there could be some down towards gilroy. if you were here in 1976, you know that was a dry year. oakland downtown will be close. the record is 71 also in 1976. livermore is 68, though. 70 way back. 1919. and napa's 68 that would fall 5 short. these were the records from yesterday. santa maria, 80 degrees. 7th consecutive day, 80 or higher. that's a record. also the most 80-degree temperatures in january. gilroy, 79. you may my goodness it's warm out. bakersfield, fresno, both set records. sacramento tied 70. south lake tahoe's was a record. the old was 55 in 1991. mostly sunny, patchy fog. a few high clouds. there's a lot of sun way above on the temperatures. as you might imagine, the
drought category is in the extreme category. it's getting worse by the week. by the week, 20s, 30s, 40s. some cool conditions. i keep reading the discussions coming out of the weather service in detroit, chicago. all they keep saying is more snow. they get warmup and next thing you know. here comes a blast of very cold air. it looks like that will be the pattern for the next week. if you are traveling bundle up. for us, temperatures, 20s for some, 30s for others. bookends san diego and l.a. nothing is changing for us. we have high pressure and very mild to warm conditions. with this high in place. look for 60s and 70s. mostly sunny. maybe a change toward the end of the week. cooler a little bit but temperatures not changing much. i will send it back to pam and dave. >> thank you. 8:21. on this martin luther king, junior holiday, the bay area's freedom train will travel from san jose to san francisco.
icy roads and collisions like that one. 125 snowplows are out there to help those drivers stuck in the snow and the ice. meantime, demolition crews in minneapolis will start tearing down the metrodome. the old home of the minnesota vikings. early saturday morning, they started deflating the roof of the metrodome. construction crews say the new vikings stadium should be ready in time for the 2016 nfl season, look at that deflation going on that roof. in the meantime, the team has made a deal with the university of minnesota to play their home games at their stadium. well, san francisco police were out in force during the nfc championship game. there were few problems reported after the disappointing loss. to make sure nobody set fires, trash was set up. police increased their patrols and officers were keeping an eye on the mission district. police say fan violence has
been a problem in the neighborhood. >> there's a lot of people having a good time all day long. there will always be something we have to deal with at the end of the day. >> folks police say they did arrest arrest a handful of people in fighting. a little different mood as the seahawks' fans took to the streets to sell brit their win -- celebrate their win. if you believe the las vegas oddsmakers, this year's super bowl score will be one of the closest ever. at first, the sports books were calling it a tossup. but bettors started to put their money down on the broncos. denver is the 2-point favorite to win. the experts say more people are likely to bet on this game than any other. fans are rushing to buy
tickets. according to orbit -- orbitz, prices are expected to skyrocket today. the average hotel rate is $473 a day with a three-night minimum stay. time, 8:27. tighter security for the sochi olympics. why the content of a newly- surfaced video raising big concerns among leaders. >> right now traffic is moving along pretty well if you are driving on the freeways. very nice day to be out. we'll tell you if there are any spots where you have to worry about slow traffic >> it might be cold to be out. it will be sunny and warm. án
good morning. welcome back. just about 8:30. we're live in sonoma county this morning. look at how dry it is out there. this is one of the places here in the bay area where a burn ban just took effect right after midnight. ktvu's allie rasmus just talked to a firefighter about these precautions and new regulations in place because of all of this dry brush. stay tuned. allie will be here in just a minute or so. i'm dave clark. welcome to monday. it's king day. january 20th. let's check weather and traffic for u steve's right -- for you. steve's right over there. we have a patch or two of fog on the coast. a little band of high cloud.
filtering through. it won't amount to much. but it's there is. 20s, 30s, 40s for some. a little breeze coming out of the oakland hills. that's about it. it's not making it to the coast. there's a little kol po comment of a werl -- component of a westerly breeze. there's a little bit there. mostly sunny, patchy fog, favoring areas near the water's edge. over by the coast, temperatures still up there. 60s and low and mid-70s. here's sal. >> we're doing very well on this martin luther king, junior holiday as you can see, traffic is moving nicely on 880. i was looking for slow traffic here of all places where it gets slow no matter what. we don't have it. i'm still on patrol watching all of the freeways looking around for slow traffic. keep watching the bay bridge. a ten-minute drive time from the toll plaza into san francisco. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway from hayward to fremont. it's still a good drive with a
touch of crowding. happening now -- the dr. martin luther king, junior community breakfast in san francisco smonser ised by the -- sponsored by the labor council it's underway right now. tara moriarty is there to tell us more about this yearly event. >> reporter: good morning. we've watched local dignitaries walk inside. it's on the corner of fillmore and eddy. there's about 400 people inside. we've seen a lot of folks, including congresswoman nancy pelosi walk in there. san francisco mayor, ed lee. the police chief greg suhr and george gascon. after breakfast there will be a slide show, inspirational speakers and singing. >> this is one of the most important events of the year. it really reminds us of our values here in san francisco when it comes to not only civil rights but human rights.
and martin luther king, junior's birthday is the time to really come together, celebrate and rededicate ourselves to the cause of social justice. >> reporter: after the breakfast a lot of folks will head down to the yerba buena for a day-long celebration of martin luther king's life. back to you. >> all right, tara. meantime, b.a.r.t. continuing its tradition of offering free flash passes on king day. if you reserved the passage, you will be able to get a free ride to san francisco's holiday celebrations. there are only a limited number of passes. thousands are expected to take part in a one and a half mile march and parade. festivities will continue with speakers and live music. >> there will be closures for the king holiday. federal, state, county offices will be closed.
banks and post offices also closed for the holiday. b.a.r.t. and muni will run on their saturday schedules. other buses will run as usual. in san francisco, parking meters will be enforced as usual. well, this could be the last year for the bay area's freedom train on martin luther king, junior's birthday. this is the 29th year the chartered train will carry people from san jose to san francisco. it leaves san jose's caltrain station at 10:00 this morning. the freedom train commemorates the distance traveled on foot from selma to montgomery, alabama by dr. king and other marchers. organizers say tickets for the freedom train have been slow in the last couple of years. this may be the train's last year. your time is 8:34. earlier this morning, vice president joe biden spoke at an event in washington, d.c. honoring martin luther king junior. the vice president focused most of his attention on new attacks on the voting rights act. >> dr. king, if you remember, we all do, in '65 wrote from
the jail in selma and said voting is the foundation's stone for political action. >> now, the vice president said once the voting rights act was passed in 1965, he naively thought the pat matter was -- the matter was settled. well, calfire has issued winter burn bans for three north bay counties. ktvu's allie rasmus joins us from petaluma with more on what this means. >> reporter: well, calfire says this midwinter burn ban is very care. if you take a look around us, you can see why it's been called. we're in petaluma. this area is covered with dead, dry grass and brush. this burn ban went into effect at midnight. residents in the three north bay counties are not allowed to burn piles of leave or vegetation. this ban applies only to
residents. vineyards, agricultural businesses and fires at camp grounds are still allowed with the right permits. the agency has an extra 125 firefighters onhand in the northern region in case a fire breaks out. >> i like to think we're not gonna be busy. we'll be running more vegetation fires that we typically would run this time of year. and i urge people to be cautious. and that's probably why we implemented this burn ban. >> now, while the burn ban is new here in the north bay, it's already been in effect in several other counties, san mateo, alameda, contra costa and santa cruz counties have had a burn ban in effect since the end of december. live in petaluma, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. firefighters in los angeles still battling that wildfire. right now it's about 78% contained. they expect full containment by wednesday. so far that fire has burned more than 1900 aircrafters in the angeles -- acres in the
angeles national foretest. illegal campers started that fire. police say three men in their 20s have been arrested in connection to that fire. a devastating loss for an oakland mother after the shooting deaths of two of her sons in less than a month. police say 19-year-old lamar broussard and his friend, they were driving near 100th and longfellow avenues yesterday when two gunmen pulled up and started shooting. the victims died at the scene. just a week ago, broussard buried his brother, 13-year-old weathersby iii. he was shot to death on new year's eve blocks away from home. family members are devastated. >> now we have to deal with something like this. it's just a senseless death. our family has never dealt with death like this. oakland police believe the men killed in yesterday's shooting, they were targeted. the name of the second victim has not yet been released.
investigators are saying little about the suspects or their getaway car. meantime, oakland police still want to know who created fliers posted in an oakland neighborhood that show a city councilwoman with a swastika on her forehead. the oakland tribune reports the fliers show libby shaft and reads "stop shaft, stop the d.a.c.." that's a proposed surveillance center for the police and for firefighters. shaft told the tribune that as someone of jewish heritage, those fliers are particularly hurtful. u.s. lawmakers are expressing concerns about the security at the sochi limes threatening -- solely olympics -- sochi olympics targeting attacks. these two men posted a video claiming responsibility for the attacks. they also talk about their planser to the olympic games. now -- plans for the olympic
games. now russian leaders are responding by increasing security. >> they have moved some 30,000 armed troops down to the region. that tells you that the -- their level of concern is great. but we don't seem to be getting all the information we need to protect our athletes in the games. >> russia's president is ensuring the safety of all visitors. he talked about this at the g-8 and g-20 summits. the torch relay has just reached the city of volgograd where the suicide bombings killed more than 30 people last night. right now there is a very strong police presence in the city. officers have been scattered as the flame winds its way through the city streets. by the time the relay is done, the torch will have gone through 136 cities. we're finding out more about how much the nine months of the contract talks between b.a.r.t. and its two biggest unions
cost. according to the san francisco chronicle, b.a.r.t. spent about $8.4 million trying to reach that agreement. some of that was spent on consultants, negotiators and charter buses for the public when workers went out on strike. one board member says they had to cave in to union demands and that the money spent was not worth it. 8:39 and kenneth bae, the american jailed in north korea, held a press conference. what he's saying about his long- term sentence. and dedicated 49ers' fans lined up outside of the team's training facility in santa clara. they want to show their appreciation for a fantastic season despite last night's tough loss. we'll show you how fans welcomed the team back home last night. good morning. right now, we have some pretty good news for drivers if you are driving on almost any bay area freeway. we'll look at some of the spots where we expect slow traffic to be. we'll give you a report coming up. a lot of sunshine on the
following for you. in washington, d.c., the day began with this wreath laying at the martin luther king, junior memorial. all over the nation today, people are volunteering for community service projects. it's all part of the king day holiday. president obama and michelle obama, they will be taking part in the national day of service. back here at home, a man is in custody this morning after standing outside of a san jose home and threatening to set it on fire. when police arrived, they say they found him inside of a shed behind that home with someone else. that person got away and the man set the shed on fire. police say they had to use force but they were able to arrest him. he's facing several charges now. the 49ers' their quest for a sixth super bowl victory ended right there. they will have to wait for next year. last night, the seattle seahawks beat the 49ers, 23-17 in the nfc championship game.
this came down to the last minute. alex savidge is joining us live from outside of the 49er headquarters in santa clara and still some loyal fans are out there with you, alex. >> reporter: the die-hard are out here this morning. you can see them behind me. they are gathered outside of the team's training facility. they are greeting a lot of the players and coaches as they arrive. there will be a team meeting a few hours from now. some fans have been here a couple of hours. and they say they just want to show their appreciation for a great season, a tough loss last night. there was a huge crowd onhand even late last night as the team arrived back from seattle. [ cheers ] >> reporter: close to00 fans assembled outside of team headquarters. this was at about 11:30 last night. they erupted in applause as the team buses pulled into the training facility just back from seattle. after that frustrating 23-17 loss to the rival seahawks in
the nfc title game. as the players and coaches drove out of the facility, many waved to the crowd. even though the 49ers couldn't make it back to the super bowl, these fans are proud. looking ahead to next season. >> i think with jim harbaugh in our corner and our brand-new stadium behind us, i think maybe we can do it. i think kap is the man to lead us. >> reporter: and this morning, fans are urging the players to hold their heads up high, especially colin kaepernick who got down on himself. he threw the late pick in the enzoned that sealed the -- end zone that sealed the victory for the sea hauges. they will hold their i meeting at 11:00. after that, the players and coach harbaugh will address the media and what talk about what was a fantastic season, a great run through the playoffs that ended last night with heartbreak. live this morning in santa clara, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. new this morning, kenneth bae, the american jailed in north korea, made a plea to the
u.s. we want to show you video of a press conference that bae held this morning. it was at his own request. he was arrested in november of 2012 while leading a tour group. he's accused of crimes against the state and was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. he says he's not been treated badly but the u.s. opinion is making his situation worse. this morning, he prex expressed -- expressed hope that the u.s. government will do their best for his release. amman ta knox and her former girlfriend are accused of murdering knox's girlfriend. the verdict is expected to be delivered this month in this trial. the prosecution wants each of them sentenced to 26 years in prison. amanda knox will not be present at the trial. she's refused to return to italy and attend since it began
last year. new zealand was hit with a big earthquake today. a 6.3 quake that rattled biggings, knocked out power to thousands of people. this was big enough to damage homes and trigger rockslides. and that giant eagle sculpture there from the movie the hobbit, it fell at new zealand's main airport. so far no serious injuries have been reported. 8:48 is the time. traffic could be picking up a little bit. a lot of people have the day off and might be out to enjoy this nice weather. >> it's great weather. i got a couple tweets from people saying, i have to work but i don't feel too bad. look at the roads. ten minutes from the toll plaza into san francisco. usually not that good obviously. 880 northbound and southbound, the traffic is moving well.
a lot of schools and a lot of people are not working on the king holiday. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway, southbound traffic from hayward down to union city looks good and 24 is moving well over to the 580 oakland area. let's go to steve. thank you. san jose, near 70 degrees. close to a record high for san jose today. i don't think they will make it. what's that? that's southwest flight 1522. on time. on the way to phoenix. i did that once and the guy said there's no flight 1522. it will probably happen again. clear skies except for a little patch of clouds coming by. angie just tweeted me a nice picture from concord showing some of the higher clouds. san rafael's forecasted high 65. probably won't make that.
if you remember '76 you remember how dry it is. this year is worse. san jose, 70. the record is 72. napa, 68. they would have to get to 73. don't think that will livermore. livermore, 68 in 1919. normal highs this time of year 57, 62. we're so far above, it's not funny. 20s, 30s to 40s to near 50 for some. a little breeze coming out of the oakland berkeley hills. that's the only one showing an offshore push. teens up in the mountains. 20s up in lake county and also into mendocino county. it will end up being a sunny day. temperatures have no problem warming un. the days are getting longer. we settle in with the 60s and low to mid-70s. we'll see how this pans out. everything looks to be line for temperatures way above average. oakland downtown benefits from
the upper breeze. maybe some record highs towards gill roy today. 60s, 70s. >> cooler by the coast. not solid or anything. but there's patchy fog there. overall try. all right, steve. 8:50. controversial comments from president obama. what he said when he compared marijuana to alcohol and cigarettes.
welcome back. san francisco police made an arrest in last night's shooting that injured two people. it happened on turk street at about 9:00 p.m. police say one person was shot in the arm. the other shot in the leg. both are expected to survive and police say they arrested the suspect about a block away on market street muni services to be diverted while police investigated. oakland police are investigating a stabbing that injured three people. that happened sometime before 10:30 last night on 19th avenue in oakland. police say three people had to be taken to the hospital. so far, no word on their condition. police have arrested one person in connection to the stabbing. right now, though, it's unclear what may have led up to that incident. 8:54. rescue teams in florida successfully rescued 25 stranded pilot whales and got them back into the gulf of mexico. those whales were stranded at a beach in naples, florida.
it happened during low tide. two of the whales were stuck on a sandbar. while all of the whales did escape, scientists say they are sick. it looks like they are not eating. >> if sick or injured, they will continue to stay with it even if it goes into a dangerous situation like the shallows like this one did. >> still not clear why the whales became sick. back in december, 30 miles away, more than 50 whales became stuck in the everglades national park waters. they were stranded in that shallow water for about a week. we did live shots over that. seven of them died. four others had to be euthanized. flu-related deaths in california may be close to matching the death toll for all of last year. the state confirmed 45 flurry- related death -- 45 flu-related deaths under the age of 65.
it's investigating another 50 deaths that may have been caused by the flu. last year, there were 106 flu deaths for the whole year. free flu shots could be the first positive of experience. the law mandates most health plans cover a set of services including shots and screening tests with no copay regardless of whether the yearly deductible has been met. president obama sharing his thoughts on marijuana. in an interview, the president said marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol. e also called smoking pot a bad habit. he told the magazine that he had smoked marijuana when he was younger but he does not encourage it. recreational marijuana is still against federal law but the obama administration has given states permission to experiments with pot regulation. a 10-year-old boy with terminal cancer is getting national attention this morning for the way he helps the
homeless. keegen has a terminal form of cancer. it affects the brain and the spine. he says one of the things he always wanted to to was help feed the homeless. >> i just feel pad for the people becoming homeless and i don't want anyone to become homeless. >> can i have a big hug? >> thank you, buddy. >> you are welcome. >> he's dishing out the love. he and his stepfather will be feeding the homeless again tomorrow. coming closer to 9:00, let's check back in with sal. >> i have a question. is it appropriate to wish you guys a happy martin luther king day or is it too somber? >> i think with the spirit you have in mind, i accept it. i received it. >> i thing dr. king himself would have enjoyed that. >> let's show you some good traffic here. it looks good. it looks good. this monday starting off well. this is a nice-looking drive across into the city.
no maps. northbound and southbound 880, that traffic is moving along very well. let's go to steve. sunshine today, a little bit of fog over by the coast. very little, i should emphasis. another quiet look. cooler, warmer. no rain in sight. people say they are washing their trucks, cars. keep doing it. >> trying everything. >> make it happen. >> essentially it will rain. >> all right, steve. that's our report for this morning. we thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. >> be sure to watch the news at noon. we'll have more on the 49er faithful welcoming their team home. thank you for watching. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven!
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